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1933

  • Work on this object began.

1943

  • Work on this object ended.

1991

  • We acquired this object.

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Sidewall (USA), ca. 1938

This is a Sidewall. It was manufactured by M.H. Birge & Sons Co.. It is dated ca. 1938 and we acquired it in 1991. Its medium is machine-printed, ribbed ground. It is a part of the Wallcoverings department.

It is credited Gift of Suzanne Lipschutz.

Its dimensions are

49 cm (19 5/16 in.)

It is inscribed

Printed on selvage: "UNION MADE, TOP, JOIN, TRIM 461 RUN 3, MADE IN U.S.A.DROP PATTERN, WASHABLE."

Cite this object as

Sidewall (USA), ca. 1938; Manufactured by M.H. Birge & Sons Co. (United States); machine-printed, ribbed ground; 49 cm (19 5/16 in.); Gift of Suzanne Lipschutz; 1991-89-40

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